Saturday, December 10, 2016

Giving you more this Christmas…The Caribbean Christmas Half Marathon & 5k race, LIVE Reggae Music, Micro Brew Beer, Square Donuts… and a huge post-race party!
Don’t miss this one!

Caribbean Christmas Half Marathon starts at 9:30am / 5K starts at 9:40 (just behind the Half Marathon start) on Saturday, December 10, 2016. You’ll run a beautiful course through the streets of Carmel Indiana. Lots of free parking in the area! Enjoy an event packed with good friends, great music, fun volunteers and of course all the typical goodies you would find at a first class race! Costumes and fun are encouraged, Grinches are not.

The 2016 Carmel Race is Sold Out

$25.00 $10.00

What You Get at the Race

Bring your running club, invite your family, grab your friends, it’s going to be a Caribbean Christmas! Offering a Half Marathon or 5K distance…there’s something for everyone!

  • Caribbean Christmas Finisher Medal… you’ll want to show off this high quality bling at your company Christmas party! And yes, even the 5K participants will receive one of the largest finishing medals around!
  • Awesome Caribbean Christmas Hoodie!
  • Post race Holiday Reggae Party with LIVE reggae music by Kingly T!
  • Micro Brew from Metazoa Brewing
  • Professionally chip-timed event featuring the MyLaps Bibtags disposable chip timing system. Results available immediately following your run on screen or by text message.
  • Cool finisher awards for overall and age groups
  • Lots of professional photos, posted within hours of the race; FREE to download as always… and no watermarks!
  • Custom Caribbean Christmas Race Bib
Register Now Photos

2016 Finisher Medal

The 2016 Caribbean Christmas finisher medal is bigger and better than last year! It’s grown to 5″ and features a “sand globe” complete with a mini surf board for our Caribbean Santa!

2016 Lightweight Hoodie

Add a lightweight race hoodie, it’s the same style and quality of our Lucky Clover Run hoodie!

2016 Long Sleeve Tech Shirt

Choose a tech shirt instead of the hoodie, long sleeve high quality shirt by Sport-Tek

Cool Swag

Choose to add a quarter zip training jacket this year, just right for those long runs!

Reggae Post Race Party

You won’t want to miss this one! Get ready for LIVE music, great micro brew from Metazoa Brewing and donuts from Square Donuts Carmel.

Ya, Mon! Since we can’t bring you to the Caribbean, we are bringing the Caribbean to you!  Welcome LIVE MUSIC by Kingly T!

Race Details

Schedule & Location

Race Day Schedule

  • 8:00am-9:00am: Race Day Packet Pickup, on site at the race start area
  • 9:30am: Half Marathon Start
  • 9:40 am: 5K Start (just behind the Half Marathon start)
  • 10:00am until…  Holiday Reggae Party with LIVE Music
  • Awards will begin immediately following each event. Overall awards will be presented when the top finishers are posted, Age Group awards will be presented and can be claimed at any time after winners are finalized.  We do our best to present awards as soon as possible so our racers can move on to their other holiday activities.
  • 1:00pm: Course Closes (If you fall behind the minimum race pace of 16.2 minutes/mile, you may be asked by Carmel Police to use the sidewalks and obey traffic laws if you would like to continue)

Thursday & Friday Packet Pick Up (Saturday Pick up at the Race, see below)

  • Come pick up your packet at either of Endurance House’s 2 convenient locations.
  • Thursday, December 8, 2015, 4:00pm – 7:00pm – Endurance House Zionsville (640 South Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077)
  • Friday, December 9, 2015, 4:00pm – 7:00pm – Endurance House Fishers (9778 East 116th Street, Fishers, IN 46037)

Start/Finish & Race Party Location

The 2016 Event will move back to the Carmel City Gazebo – 1 Civic Square, Carmel IN 46032

Registration Pricing

Register Now on

Online registration will close at 7:00pm on Wednesday, December 7.


All finishers will receive the Coveted Caribbean Christmas Half Marathon Finisher Medal.  5k Finishers also receive a medal… one of the largest 5k medals in the region!

Age Group & Overall Awards – Half Marathon and 5k

  • Overall Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers
  • Top 3 male and female in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+
Course Information

All new courses for 2016!

Use our interactive course maps on

Half Marathon Course 5K Course

On Course Water Stops

There are 7 water stops on the Half Marathon Course, 1 is shared with the 5K Course.  You’ll find water and Gatorade at each, along with first aid services from Midwest Ambulance Service and portable toilets.